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rocking san francisco city hall indian way. how about a big round of applause for all our dancers? all right. [applause] all right. once again let's hear it for your singers, our dancers from everywhere here in the san francisco bay area. [applause] all right. good singing. good dancing. posting the eagle staff at this time. be shout out to larry harrison for taking care of our eagle staff. you maybe seated. calling up to the podium at this time michael lupdtin and vice president of the marketing and branding for this station. >> hi everyone. can you hear me? hello everyone. i am from kqmd and i wanted to welcome you to this eighth annual indian heritage celebration. we are honored to be honoring four heroes from the community who have tirelessly worked throughout the year to provide the kind of service that admissible media is about and engaged community and robust heritage is about. nominated by community leaders they have worked at the grass-roots level and share the highest values we all share. as a public supported media organization we are committed to this and in no
and here we celebrating the american indian and enriches the great history of our city. these events are special to us and gives us the opportunity to recognize the unsung heroes whose work goes unnoticed and it's an opportunity to share with the larger community and i would like to thank the native american organizing community and the health center, the health center of santa clara, our office and i would like to make a special note of one of our employees who has been diligent for serving communities in san francisco and lois figueroa and thank you for the work that you do on behalf of the communities and of course you recognize the american aids project. [applause] to borrow from the president's words and our san francisco and our bay area community moves forward because of you. we move forward because of you, and the honorees and your work that rerecognize tonight and recognizes the triumph that left from depression to the greatest heights of hope. the belief that each of us will pursue our dreams we are a san francisco, a bay area family and we rise or fall together as one n
'd like to share the reading as commissioner fewer comes ba back. indian education program native-american month, a day ofc recognition for the significant contribution, the first americans made to the establishment and growth of the united states, has evolved to become a whole month being designated for that#;?j+7qñ purd whereas during the month of american indian staff in the unified school district for title 7 and community partners that support cultural pride of the american indian, and in supports the academicqñq>wñ neef the american indian alaskan family literacy, hands on learning nights, college teachers that focus on a youth p.o.w. wow. ask the commissioner fewer to read the rest. >> commissioner fewer: whereas the parent advisory committee of the indian education program consists of parentsñ?ñ?ñ aides, representatives, teachers, administration and community members to -- on the distribution of the research provided for the program based on multiple data sources for a variety of services, and where pac empowers families, students members and community to members tha
year of the war in virginia. during the plains indian war he was the army's top indian fighter. eventually became commander in chief of the army. and surprisingly phil here sheraton saved yellow national park from exploitation. sheraton grew up in ohio and graduated from west point in 1853. when the sieve civil war began in 1861 he was an on secure 30-year-old infantry cap talk about serving in the oregon territory. grant recognized sheraton's leadership ability in 1862 when sheraton was commanding a cavalry brigade that defeated a larger force in mississippi three months after shy shy low. in gnat knew -- in the tuition storm missionary ridge and pursued the confederates for hours when no one else did. granlt knew then that sheraton was much like him someone who would ability promptly, fight always, and never quit. with hundreds ever generals that served on both sides of the civil war, the description fit a handful. grant brought sheraton east with him when president lincoln appointed grant general and chief of all union forces. sheraton's first command was a cavalry corp. of
policies in louisiana and texas. you waged a cold war on the mexican border. during the plains indian war, sheridan was the army's top indian fighter. eventually became commander-in-chief of the army. and surprisingly, phil sheridan saved yellowstone national park from exploitation. shared and grew up in ohio and graduated from west point in 1853. when the civil war began in 1861, sheridan was an obscure 30 year old infantry captain serving in the oregon territory. grant first recognized sheridan's leadership abilities in 1862 when sheridan was commanding a cavalry brigade that defeated a larger rebel force in mississippi, three months after shiloh. in chattanooga in november 1863, grant watched sheridan and his division stormed missionary ridge, and then pursue confederates for hours when no one else did. grant me than that sheridan was much like him, someone who'd act probably probably, they would fight always, and he would never quit. with hundreds of justice or to both sides of the civil war that description fit just a handful. grant broad sheridan east with him when president abraham
california. i am here to speak on behalf of gwen spriar and the american indian alliance. it was created in the 90's to provide voice to the community in santa clara valley and started by laverne robert and provides two annual powwows and numerous fundraisers. gwen has been part of the alliance for about 15 years now. gwen is a elder and retired from the american indian district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work i
back back. indian education program native-american month a day of'j>]cc recognition for the significant contribution, the first americans made to the establishment and growth of the united states, has evolved to become a whole month being designated for that#;?j+7qñ purpose, and whereas during the month of november, we'd like to1& american indian staff in the unified school district for maintaining pride and academic u title 7 and community partners that support cultural pride of the american indian, and in particular the'zw[csu supports the academicqñq>wñ needs of the american indian alaskan students, culturalpúi awareness, family literacy hands on learning nights college preparedness, leadership ei-opportunities a summer science program[me teachers that focus on a youth p.o.w. wow. ask the commissioner fewer to read the rest. >> commissioner fewer: whereas the parent advisory committee of the indian education program consists of parentsñ?ñ?ñ aides representatives, teachers administration and comm
was an artist in search of a cause. ( native chanting ) 1824: an indian delegation on its way to washington visited philadelphia. dazzled by their colors, george catlin wrote, "after ty took the leave, i was left to reflect. the history and customs of such a people, preserved by pictorial illustration, are themes worthy of the lifetime of one man. and nothing, short of the loss of my life, shall prevent me from visiting their country, and becoming their historian." ( crows cawing ) 1830: catlin became the first american artist to document indian life. ( native chanting ) "clear the way; in a sacred manner i come. the earth is mine." ( birds chirping ) some years later, the artist wrote, "i love a people who have always made me welcome to the best they had; who are honest without laws, who have no jails, no poorhouse. and , how i love a people who don't live for the love of money." they trusted catlin. he was privileged to paint rituals which no white man had ever seen before: the steam baths of the mandan; sacred dancing; ( men chanting ) ( horse whinnying ) the sacrifice; tragedy. ( fire c
. this week school children were taught, it's a day of sharing. pilgrims and indians shared the fruits of the harvest, but that misses the point. most of their teachers don't even know. thanks to sharing the programs almost starved. george mason university economist brush roberts as the real thanksgiving story. what's the real story? >> an important lesson we learn from the programs which was when they first came to this country they thought it would be nice to share. communal property, a big area that they farmed. john: the corporation actually ordered them. >> work on this together and then we will divvy it up equally well, it was pretty harsh. it was cold. a lot of them got sick. they didn't grow much food for two reasons. one was that everybody is working together there is a tendency to shirk. let the other guy do it. i still get my share. similarly, when stuff grew and the harvest came some people poked. they picked the fruit, corn in this case. depicted early thinking of get a whole year if a ticket and keep it. otherwise and sharing it with everybody else. >> get a bigger share
where award-winning indian cuisine has been pleasing palates and turning heads, including that of the new york times for almost 25 years. get this, the new deli restaurant is open until 2:00 a.m. to accommodate folks who work the night shift. there is even, i think, a happy hour starting at 11:00, second wine. good feature. ron john is the founder of the compassionate chef's cafe to help children in the tenderloin and in india. welcome. you brought food. >> thank you. thank you for having me. >> we like it when you bring food. thank you for being here. let's talk about this, first of all. you started this compassionate chef cafe, what is this about? >> we're not one-dimensional anymore. i'm not just indian or american, but right across the street from new delhi restaurant and tenderloin, you have kids in the middle of drugs, crime, prostitution and gang. they don't feel like a global citizens. >> um. >> and we wanted to see how we can help across the street and then we talk like okay, we are global citizens. why don't we see how to spread that message to him. we looked at
of the regular army have a lot of experience at irregular warfare. they haven't it from fighting indians. part of the cop sequence of the experience, people like lee have to chase indians in texas -- they actually have a powerful distaste for it. it's politically and often controversial. indians refuse to stand and fight like proper soldiers. it becomes frustrating. a lot of times the army's methods of dealing with is are finding indian villages and attacking, and the army finds this very distasteful but this is what it usually does. so when they get the big war they're looking for in many ways, they're going to want to stick to a big war of the classic civil war battle. so at the end of the civil war, i have a story where one of lee's most talented officers, alexander, when at it clear -- its clear the army in northern virginia will no longer be able to continue the wear, alexander proposes to disburse the mens and go into the bush and fight as guerrillas, and lee basically rebukes him in the way lee does, politely but everyone knows what he is saying, and alexander says if we do that the cou
and i lived on a cherokee indian reservation. we have to balance our budget. our leaders serve four years just like the president does. we make our budget work. if we don't have the money, we don't do it. that is all i got to tell you. host: jacqueline pata is going to be on later in this program. how would you describe the conditions where you live? caller: we have a heritage casino down here and it does a lot for us. we send all of our kids to college. we pay for it all. they can go to college anywhere in the united states. host: indian gaming has helped urination? caller: very much. host: are independent line, you are up next. what is your optimism level? caller: i am not optimistic. indian gaming is not very good for our nation. hispanics -- i don't know why they are considered a minority. they work really hard. we have hispanics, blacks, homosexuals, anti-god people against the rest of us. i am tired of giving my money away. i have watched the value of my dollar go to heck. when i was a kid, gas was 29 cents a gallon. come on. it is terrible. i am a mechanic. host: how is busin
with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine aspect and then masculine aspect with the bow and arrow. the male has to portray feminine and the female has to portray masculine. there is a very fierce dance and a soft sort of dance and every dancer has to learn all those aspects. it's very, you know, my teacher i call him a guru in this art form you have to study very, very hard. you have to learn about all the cultural aspects. he says it's liberating because he enjoys and has to learn to bring up the feminine aspect. he's a strong character it's a challenge for him and he likes it. the stories are metaphor cal.
. for urban american indians we have powwow which are intertribal events that revolve around a shared repertoire of songs and dances like some of the singing you have heard me do here today. it's a time for people to be able to come together, not for the casinos, not for that part. talk about fighting stereotypes, that's a stereotype for us. yes, we have casinos, but that all of our culture? no. it's not all we are here to be defined by. for most people, especially in urban areas, powwows are places to go to reconnect. powwows are places you go to see people you haven't seen in a long time and to make new friends, new connections, nothing different than what's going on here, nothing difrplt than what was going on at the old festival at ft. mason. with that, i wanted to play also for you a little bit of cedar flute. if you've heard cedar flute you've heard youngblood and cedar flute has become emblematic of american indian in the singular, american indian culture. i wanted to play it for you to give you an example of what might be considered traditional style because after this i'd lak
into indian royalty, she risk her life behind enemy lines during world war ii. today she is finally honored for sacrifice. >> welcome to our viewers on public television and also around the globe and. tonight, the princess is installing the menu are going to leave china -- the process to install the men who are going to lead and china is under way. the outgoing china -- the outgoing president told them the correction is so-called -- so bad in china it could threaten leadership of the state. >> two days after america elected its president, china has begun the process of anointing its next leader. but no election here, instead, 2000 communist party delegates, including many from the army gathered for their progress. .hina's 1.3 billion people the communist party has reform in china, but not in a normal way. it is an anomaly. is an authoritarian regime running the world's second- biggest economy. modern leaders paying homage to pass commonness, mouse at all -- mao tse tung included. >> we must crack down on corruption at all times and thoroughly investigate cases of major corruption. anyone wh
to give gold." of course, there is no function for gold quite like an indian wedding. "marriage season, the parents give the kids a lot of gold jewelry." > > is that when you see the most action? "absolutely." on this day, the action came from a family shopping for their future daughter-in-law. "they bought a mongol sutra with earings, a necklace with earrings and another chain. turns out to be about 216,000 indian rupees." at today's exchange rate, that buy translates to more than $4,000 in gold. and while not every indian can afford that kind of outlay, all families will need to buy some gold when their children get married. "if from the lady's side they don't come up with the gold, there's going to be a problem. so they have to buy a lot of gold. they don't have a choice." > > everyone? "everyone. believe me everyone." more than just a gift, gold is valued as a safe investment, and for its liquidity. "you have gold, you can sell it into the marketplace and grab the money. it's so easy." the new shipping complex behind me in the southern city of kochin represents the booming economy.
crashing over everything, was so enamored by . >> india to conduct clinical trials how poor indians are being used as human guinea pigs. >> please don't do these trials on poor people. rich people can overcome these, but the whole family suffers. >> it's the technology that's set to transform the manufacturing industry. press control p and get lots of print on paper, but the pen, too. >> i think eventually it will completely transform the way products are made. >> hello. new york, the city that never sleeps. a good reason to stay awake. superstorm seaped shut down the subway system and stock exchange and the presidential election campaigning. it has been a shock to a country built on a belief in man's destiny to create a better world, but there are limits. mark was in the united states to see the devastation firsthand. >> welcome to hoboken, a poor city on the new jersey side of the hudson. places like this felt the worst of it and by the time we got there the water had already fallen by four feet. on the heights above power lines had been brought down across the street, bringing li
need to get permission from themselves? >> for example, a great restaurant in my district, casa indian eatery has a wonderful brick-and-mortar restaurant and food truck and trying to compartmentalize you are a food truck person and public school parent and brick-and-mortar restaurant. their truck is sometimes pulled up right in front of their restaurant. obviously they have given themselves permission. but i think we are seeing that more and more, that restaurants, food purveyors want to have different ways of doing whether it's a brick-and-mortar restaurant opening up a stand at a farmers market to sell food there or opening up a food truck and the key is really flexibility and understanding that food in 2012 san francisco and america is not the same as it was in 1992 in terms of how people get their food and what people want. and the last thing that we want to do is say okay, this is the way it is now. and this is the way it has always been. and so therefore, cutting off new and innovative approaches to providing people with the food that they want. and so that is why we tried to str
% and the conventional wisdom of the scholars and indian experts is they'll be gone within a lifetime. he starts out as this prominent photographer. he has a great life. teddy roosevelt hires him to shoot his daughter's wedding. >> brown: a portrait photographer. >> he could have been annie liebovitz, which is what he was. and he sees it initially as a commody, they're disappearing, he can make money off them. but as time goes on and the project engulfs him, consumes him, becomes his whole passion, he sees something more and becomes outraged. for example, it's against the law for them to practice many of their religious rituals he's trying to photograph. he is sort of an accomplice to the a crime. the indian crimes code act is passed making many ceremonies illegal. >> brown: you describe extraordinary adventures he went through because, of course, for good reason the native americans didn't want outsiders -- they didn't trust outsiders, right? so it's not ashough he could just walk in and take photographs. >> he never did that. they threw dirt at his camera. they charged him with horses. he initiall
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